Frances Arnold: ‘To expect a Nobel prize is rather silly’
The joint winner of this year ’s Nobel prize in chemistry talks about her pioneering work on enzymes and the realities of sexism in the sciencesThismonth,Frances Arnold, professor of chemical engineering atCaltech in California, was awarded the 2018Nobel prize in chemistry, shared with two others. She ’s the fifthfemale chemistry laureatesince the prizes first began in 1901, and the only ever American woman to win in the subject.Where were you when you got the news you had won the Nobel prize?I was in deep sleep in a Dallas hotel room having arrived at midnight to give a lecture the next day. The phone rang at ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 21, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Zo ë Corbyn Tags: Biochemistry and molecular biology Nobel prizes Science prizes People in science Source Type: news

Best supplements to avoid cold and flu: Four high street remedies to take this winter
BEST supplements to avoid cold and flu this winter: Wrapping up warm, drinking plenty of water and getting good sleep are all ways of building up immunity, but sometimes your body needs a helping hand to keep you feeling strong. One way to do this is to give your body the right nutrients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elena Ferrante: why am I always the last to leave a party?
Separating from people seems like a blast of cold air. I suppose I feel the anguish of lossI belong to that category of people who, after a dinner, after a party, are the last to leave. It ’s hard to say why – it’s not clear even to me. I know that my hosts are tired and would like to go to sleep. I’m well aware that, even if I left right away, it would still take them an hour or so to straighten things up and get ready for bed. Yet I continue to ask questions and wait for ans wers – in short, to keep the conversation going. I don’t do it because the evening has been especially pleasant ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Elena Ferrante Tags: Books Life and style Psychology Friendship Source Type: news

How to sleep - fill your bedroom with this smell to get the BEST night’s sleep
HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bedtime routine, watching your diet, or by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. You could also get a better quality night ’s rest and fall asleep faster by filling your bedroom with this smell. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep, Gender, and Mental Health
(MedPage Today) -- NIH-hosted panel addresses the interconnections (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 19, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Shorter OSA Breathing Stops Tied to Higher Death Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Sleep apnea finding was a surprise to research team (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 19, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Best supplements for sleep: Take this supplement before bed to ensure a good night’s rest
BEST supplements for sleep: Getting a good night ’s sleep each night is very important as it can have a big impact on a person’s health. Taking a certain vitamin before bed each night has been proven to help with sleep deprivation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should I see a doctor about my dreams?
When I was younger, I was terrified they would make me lose my mind. Now, I embrace them which I think is a sure sign of maturityI have been told, by a sleep professional no less, that I am a “vivid dreamer”. I remember my dreams often, the twilight theatrics of my unconscious seared into memory by their intensity. Sometimes my dreams upset me, rehashing painful memories and serving them up with an extra side of terror. But mostly they’re just a bit odd, and leave me wondering what I’ve witnessed in the still of the night.Perhaps that ’s why interpreting dreams is one of my favourite activitie...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Coco Khan Tags: Life and style Family Psychology Source Type: news

Sleep apnea more deadly when patients experience short interrupted breaths
(Oregon Health& Science University) Patients with sleep apnea who have short interruptions in breathing while they sleep are at higher risk for death than those with longer interruptions, according to a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The finding could help doctors better prevent long-term mortality associated with obstructive sleep apnea. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Beddr launches Sleep Tuner, a forehead-worn sensor for sleep apnea patients
The device senses blood oxygenation, heart rate, sleep position, and stopped breathing events. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes low energy in men?
Men experience low energy levels for many reasons, including diet, sleep quality, and exercise patterns, or an underlying medical condition. In this article, we discuss the causes and treatments for low energy in men. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

Experts raise safety concerns about cardboard baby boxes
Cardboard baby boxes are being promoted for infant sleep as a safe alternative to more traditional cots, bassinets, or Moses baskets, without any evidence in place, warn experts from the Universities of Bristol and Durham and published in The BMJ. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Back pain - add this 7p vegetable to your dinner to prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by swapping your sleep position. You could also lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms by adding more of this cheap vegetable to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds couples who reunite for a night recover faster from the break-up 
A new study from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, has found that couples who sleep together after a break-up report more positive feelings on a day-to-day basis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes warning: Lack of sleep increases high blood sugar risk - Eamonn Holmes reveals
DIABETES risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. But, TV presenter Eamonn Holmes was told sleep deprivation could also be raising the risk of high blood sugar symptoms, during his and Ruth Langsford ’s Channel 5 show, ‘How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Read This If You Take Benadryl To Help You Sleep
Experts discuss whether it's safe to rely on the allergy medicine. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel antidepressant may improve sleep in patients with depression
(Wiley) In a study of 15 patients affected by major depressive disorder and complaining of insomnia, initiating treatment with vortioxetine for their depressive symptoms led to significant improvements in subjective sleep quality and daytime sleepiness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dose-Dependent Link Between Sleep and Unsafe Teen Behavior Dose-Dependent Link Between Sleep and Unsafe Teen Behavior
Researchers find a dose-dependent relationship between getting less than 8 hours of sleep and risky behaviors, such as alcohol and drug consumption, as well as suicide attempts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Sleep Duration May Influence Stroke Risk Based on Race, Gender Sleep Duration May Influence Stroke Risk Based on Race, Gender
Short and long sleep duration may have different consequences for people, depending on race and an individual's sex, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

SASM Guideline on Intraoperative Care of Adults With OSA SASM Guideline on Intraoperative Care of Adults With OSA
This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations regarding the intraoperative care of adults with obstructive sleep apnea.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

How to sleep - the one fruit you should AVOID before bed or risk a bad night’s sleep
HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bedtime routine, watching your diet, or by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. Avoid eating this fruit before you go to bed, or risk a bad night ’s sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher Alzheimer's risk for sleepless teens
Neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania found teenage who cut down on sleep were more likely to develop dangerous build-ups in their brain that paved the way to dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep and Delirium in the ICU: Rest for the Weary? Sleep and Delirium in the ICU: Rest for the Weary?
New studies were recently published evaluating ramelteon and dexmedetomidine for delirium and sleep quality in ICU patients. Dr Aaron Holley offers his perspective.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

Domestic Violence, PTSD and Triggers
People catch colds because they were exposed to a virus or infection.   Some people get cancer because cells have begun endlessly dividing in their body. We get itchy because an irritant has affected our skin.   We get hungry because our body needs nourishment on a regular basis, or thirsty because we aren’t sufficiently hydrated. I could go on and on … usually the things that we experience in our daily lives are a cause and effect thing; this happens because that happened, and so on. PTSD is similar, but also so very different. It happens when someone has experienced a traumatic event and...
Source: Psych Central - October 15, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Deborah Gray Tags: Personal Stories PTSD Trauma Abusive Relationship Domestic Violence Spousal Abuse triggers Source Type: news

Partnership Is Key To Better Patient Programs
Online shoppers do not struggle when using Amazon or eBay. Over the last 20 years, ecommerce providers have coalesced around a common set of tools to help shoppers find what they want.As the healthcare sector focuses on developing digitized patient support programs, it needs to understand how a similar sense of usability will emerge.At arecent webinar, organized by eyeforpharma and S3 Connected Health, we polled 234 participants to understand how they see patient support programs (PSPs) developing.It is clear the stakes are high; 40% said they were'a significant way to make medicine more holistic', while 38% said PSPs woul...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jim O ' Donoghue Source Type: news

Sleep problems and suicide risk in youth: A systematic review, developmental framework, and implications for hospital treatment - Kearns JC, Coppersmith DDL, Santee AC, Insel C, Pigeon WR, Glenn CR.
OBJECTIVE: Sleep problems are transdiagnostic symptoms that confer significant risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) in adults. However, less is known about the sleep-STB association in adolescence-a developmental period when rates of STBs increa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The influence of sleep quality, safety culture and cabin ergonomics on work-related stress and burnout of bus drivers in Lahore (2386) - Batool Z, Yasir A.
Background Health and working environment of a professional bus driver is comprised in low income countries such as Pakistan which leads to work-related stress and burnout along with excessive involvement in Road Traffic Crashes. Urban bus drivers in Laho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Impact of workplace violence and compassionate behaviour in hospitals on stress, sleep quality and subjective health status among Chinese nurses: a cross-sectional survey - Zhang SE, Liu W, Wang J, Shi Y, Xie F, Cang S, Sun T, Fan L.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study is to describe the current state of workplace violence (WPV) and compassionate behaviour towards nurses and to explain how they affect nurses' stress, sleep quality and subjective health status. DESIGN: A cross-sec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sleep and circadian rhythms as possible trait markers of suicide attempt in bipolar disorders: an actigraphy study - Benard V, Etain B, Vaiva G, Boudebesse C, Yeim S, Benizri C, Brochard H, Bellivier F, Geoffroy PA.
BACKGROUND: The poor prognostic of Bipolar disorders (BD) is closely linked to deaths by suicide. Sleep and circadian abnormalities are observed during all phases of BD and are also associated with suicide attempt (SA). In this context, this study sought t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Kids' sleep may suffer from moms' tight work schedules
(Penn State) After studying the sleep habits of children from ages five to nine, researchers found that when mothers reported less flexibility in their work schedules, their children got less sleep. When they gained flexibility in their work schedules, their children slept more. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young women are Britain's worst snorers: One third of females aged 25-34 snore hard
A survey of sleep disorders conducted by the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital found there has been a shift in the usual snorer suspect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anxiety Experts Reveal What They Really Want Everyone to Know About Anxiety
Anxiety seems like a simple, straightforward topic. After all, it’s a common emotion—everyone feels anxious from time to time. And it’s a common condition. In fact, it’s the most common mental illness in the U.S. Anxiety disorders affect about 18 percent of adults every year. And yet there are many, many misconceptions. Misconceptions that affect how we view anxiety and how we see ourselves. Misconceptions that affect how we navigate anxiety and how we navigate our lives—limiting them and making them less joyful. We asked anxiety experts to share what they really want readers to know about anx...
Source: Psych Central - October 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Anxiety Disorders General Self-Help Stress Trauma Treatment Anxiety Disorder anxiety facts anxiety myths Source Type: news

'Cued care' approach helps new babies, parents to sleep
(Reuters Health) - A new program in Australia is helping new parents to understand their infant's sleep patterns - and get better sleep themselves, too, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

BWH Awarded $5.6 Million Grant for NIH Heart Failure-Sleep Trial
Brigham and Women ’s Hospital received a $5.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a multi-institutional clinical trial that will examine the use of low-flow nighttime oxygen therapy to treat central sleep apnea in pat (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Forms of Sleep Disturbances Increase as Parkinson's Progresses Forms of Sleep Disturbances Increase as Parkinson's Progresses
Sleep disturbances are common across the stages of Parkinson's disease and increase with disease progression. A study suggests that because there is little overlap, they may have different etiologies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is sleeping too much bad for your brain?
The largest sleep study ever conducted concludes that both sleeping too little and too much negatively impacts cognitive ability, regardless of age. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Gout more linked to genes than diet
Genes more important than diet in causing gout, says study Related items fromOnMedica Obstructive sleep apnea linked with higher risk of gout Men with eating disorders struggle to get help Erectile dysfunction increases cardiovascular risk Job strain linked to heightened risk of early death in men with heart disease/diabetes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Canyon County Paramedics and Ada County Paramedics Unite to Highlight Safe Infant Sleep Practices During SIDS Awareness Month
BOISE, Idaho – In light of October’s SIDS Awareness Month, Ada County Paramedics and Canyon County Paramedics have united to deliver “The ABCs of Safe Sleep,” to their respective communities promoting safe infant sleep education to caretakers across both counties. The ABCs of Safe Sleep, an acronym standing for Alone, on their Back in a Crib, is a nationwide initiative established to help protect infants from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). “When we get a 911 call from dispatch about a child not breathing. That’s the worse call we can g...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Canyon County Paramedics and Ada County Paramedics (Press Release) Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Press Releases Industry News Source Type: news

Canyon County Paramedics and Ada County Paramedics Unite to Highlight Safe Infant Sleep Practices During SIDS Awareness Month
BOISE, Idaho – In light of October’s SIDS Awareness Month, Ada County Paramedics and Canyon County Paramedics have united to deliver “The ABCs of Safe Sleep,” to their respective communities promoting safe infant sleep education to caretakers across both counties. The ABCs of Safe Sleep, an acronym standing for Alone, on their Back in a Crib, is a nationwide initiative established to help protect infants from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). “When we get a 911 call from dispatch about a child not breathing. That’s the worse call we can g...
Source: JEMS Operations - October 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Canyon County Paramedics and Ada County Paramedics (Press Release) Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Press Releases Industry News Source Type: news

Sleep: Not enough can trigger three serious health conditions and shorten life expectancy
SLEEP plays an important role in a person ’s health and regular poor sleep can result in serious medical conditions as well as a shorter life expectancy. How many hours should you be getting a night and how can you ensure a good night’s rest? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD oil: Six things you really need to know about the cannabis compound
CBD OIL is being hailed as the latest ‘wellness wonder’ due to it’s reported health benefits that include better sleep and the relief of joint pain, stress and anxiety. But are the benefits, can it get you ‘high’, and how do you take it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How wool pyjamas can help you have a better night's sleep
SWAPPING cotton or polyester pyjamas for a pair made of wool can help us fall asleep faster and enjoy a longer and deeper slumber, research will reveal today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What ’s The Right Amount of Sleep?
A recent study of more than 40,000 people worldwide confirms the sweet spot for sleep: People who got average of seven to eight hours a night did better than those who got more or less sleep a night. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep problems and mental health among young Norwegian adolescents - Hestetun I, Svendsen MV, Oellingrath IM.
PURPOSE: The present study investigated the associations between the aspects of sleep problems and mental health in Norwegian young adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Adolescents (12-13 years) were recruited from the primary schools in Telemark Co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The association of childhood sleep problems with the prevalence of traumatic dental injury in schoolchildren - Todero SRB, Cavalcante-Le ão BL, Fraiz FC, Rebellato NLB, Ferreira FM.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Sleep quality exerts an influence on attention level and motor skills and is associated with accidental injuries in children. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between traumatic dental injury and sleep behaviour in child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Using topic modeling to develop multi-level descriptions of naturalistic driving data from drivers with and without sleep apnea - McLaurin EJ, Lee JD, McDonald AD, Aksan N, Dawson J, Tippin J, Rizzo M.
One challenge in using naturalistic driving data is producing a holistic analysis of these highly variable datasets. Typical analyses focus on isolated events, such as large g-force accelerations indicating a possible near-crash. Examining isolated events ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Back pain - the one drink you should ‘AVOID at all costs’ or risk lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. You could also reduce your risk of lower back pain symptoms by avoiding this drink at all costs, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's Something to Sleep On
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- Seems that you can get too much -- as well as too little -- of a good thing when it comes to sleep. In what's billed as the world's largest sleep study, too little or too much sleep can impair your brain, researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news